NESA_RegionsThe Strategic Studies Network (SSN), an initiative of the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies, is a partnership of over seventy institutions drawn primarily from North Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia, dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of politics, natural resources, economics, diplomacy, and military power.

In order to help develop regional solutions to regional problems, the goal of the SSN is to facilitate policy-relevant research and frank and informed dialogue among strategic studies centers on security challenges facing the NESA region.